Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas in Melbourne

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Scenic Walking Areas in Melbourne

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  • J B
    Greater Sydney, Australia190 contributions
    It was interesting and worth the walk. Many local people did not know about it. Some of the surrounding streets are a bit grubby. However the art is worth the visit. Would love for the local council and surrounding businesses and restaurants to show the area a little more love and attention
    Written 11 December 2023
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  • wombatdavid
    Hobart, Australia2,549 contributions
    This area is in the free tram zone and we took 86 down and 30 out. There is plenty of good walking around here and we enjoyed the breeze on this hot day.
    Written 4 December 2022
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  • Sebastian J
    1 contribution
    Hello I can see that your pastrami is quite large, please leave your number on that napkin - kind regards😍
    Written 13 August 2022
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  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia14,036 contributions
    Presgrave Place is a unique to Melbourne's small scale street art scene, with framed mixed-media works. Palgrave Place can be a trifle hard to find, but it's worth the effort.
    Written 5 December 2023
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  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia14,036 contributions
    Moonee Valley Racecourse has undergone some renovations to increase its public appeal. The old Tote building has been upgraded. Tote Park now has a fashionable bistro, which serves appetizing meals. There is also a playground, which is suitable for older children. Two champions of the turf are commemorated. There is a statue of champion mare Winx, now retired, and the great sprinter, Manikato.
    Written 2 November 2022
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  • Oldjack
    Greater Melbourne, Australia27,908 contributions
    The art is clever and interesting but Duckboard Place could also be described as quite grotty and bordering on unpleasant because of trash and trash bins and general untidyness. There are some interesting restaurants in the lane and worthy of a look and go for the art, some of which is very good.
    Written 12 July 2022
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  • Paul L
    Hallam, Australia940 contributions
    A little slice of green space in the city not far from Melbourne University. It's about the size of a small city block.

    Would you go out of your way to see it? No. It's just a small park area.
    Does it have anything of artistic value you just have to see? No. As above.

    However it is a pleasant area to 'take 5' if you feel the need and no doubt many university students over the years have done just that in between classes or similar.
    Written 19 June 2023
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  • westy54
    Sydney, Australia9,050 contributions
    This piece of street art is located on the corner of Swanston and La Trobe Streets outside of the State Library of Victoria. The structure is pyramid in shape and constructed of steel onto which bluestone slabs have been affixed so that it blends into its surroundings. It looks as though it has just risen out of the pavement which is also covered in bluestone pavers. It has been partly inscribed in gold lettering with the word "Library".

    This clever piece of art is the work of Petrus Spronk a Dutch born Australian. The artwork was installed in 1992.
    Written 31 October 2023
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  • C...
    Victoria, Australia64,943 contributions
    Bank Place is one of those endearing Melbourne-y places... another inviting, small laneway that you find scattered amongst this city.

    The laneway running roughly north-south between Collins Street and Little Collins Street. Located in the heart of the financial sector, Bank Place features a well-preserved stretch of pre-war architecture, with buildings dating from the 1860s to the 1920s.

    Several buildings in the precinct are heritage listed on both the Victorian Heritage Register and also by the National Trust of Australia due to their historic and architectural importance.

    Arriving here on the last day of Winter, the laneway glistened with rain and looks like something from an old movie. Well worth visiting if you are in the city.
    Written 1 September 2023
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  • Oldjack
    Greater Melbourne, Australia27,908 contributions
    This smaller beach runs between Sandridge Beach to the west and Princes Pier to the east and was created with the apartment development behind. I can recall this area was not that attratcive way back and it looks better now.
    Written 27 October 2020
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  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia14,036 contributions
    This War Memorial is dedicated to the Parkville boys who never came home from World War I. Their names are listed. The Memorial was dedicated by Brigader General "Pompey" Elliott, a hero of the war. The memorial shows an Autralian soldier, standing at attention.
    Written 31 January 2022
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